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Sorrow and celebration - mixed reactions to Castro death

One man’s tyrant is another’s freedom fighter the old adage goes, and the death of Fidel Castro has sparked as much celebration as it has sorrow in many of his former…

One man’s tyrant is another’s freedom fighter the old adage goes, and the death of Fidel Castro has sparked as much celebration as it has sorrow in many of his former…

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Fight to combat Zika stepped up in Florida as new cases reported

Authorities in Florida were increasing their efforts to combat the Zika virus on Wednesday after another local case was reported in Miami, bringing the total to…

Authorities in Florida were increasing their efforts to combat the Zika virus on Wednesday after another local case was reported in Miami, bringing the total to…

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Raptors move on to first conference finals

The Toronto Raptors made it through to the Eastern Conference Finals, thanks to a 116-89 win over the Miami Heat at the Air Canada Centre on Sunday

The Toronto Raptors made it through to the Eastern Conference Finals, thanks to a 116-89 win over the Miami Heat at the Air Canada Centre on Sunday

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Dwayne wades into the Raptors in the NBA semi-final playoffs

The Miami Heat entertained the Toronto Raptors and the home crowd in game four of the NBA Eastern Conference semi-final at the American Airlines

The Miami Heat entertained the Toronto Raptors and the home crowd in game four of the NBA Eastern Conference semi-final at the American Airlines

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Raptors level with Heat before trip down south

It all went down to the final minute in an absorbing Game 2 of the Raptors-Heat rumble for the NBA’s Eastern Conference semi-finals. Toronto just

It all went down to the final minute in an absorbing Game 2 of the Raptors-Heat rumble for the NBA’s Eastern Conference semi-finals. Toronto just

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Florida Senator Marco Rubio launches 2016 presidential bid

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has declared his intention to run in the 2016 US presidential race. He is the third republican to announce his candidacy

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has declared his intention to run in the 2016 US presidential race. He is the third republican to announce his candidacy

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Cubans in Havana and Miami react to new US-Cuba relationship

In the Cuban capital Havana, there were celebrations at the news of the thaw in relations with the US. If Obama succeeds in getting Congress to drop

In the Cuban capital Havana, there were celebrations at the news of the thaw in relations with the US. If Obama succeeds in getting Congress to drop

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Super rich descend on Miami Beach for Art Basel Fair

The super-wealthy have descended on Miami Beach for the Art Basel fair, a spin-off of the contemporary art fair held each June in Switzerland

The super-wealthy have descended on Miami Beach for the Art Basel fair, a spin-off of the contemporary art fair held each June in Switzerland

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Baseball's Stanton signs most lucrative deal in US sport's history

The most lucrative deal in US professional sport was made this week when Baseball’s Giancarlo Stanton agreed an jaw-dropping contract extension worth

The most lucrative deal in US professional sport was made this week when Baseball’s Giancarlo Stanton agreed an jaw-dropping contract extension worth

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Coast Guard rescue migrants in Miami, 5 missing

Coast Guard teams rescued at least eight migrants stranded in the waters of Florida’s Key Biscayne Bay on Monday October 27. The migrants, believed

Coast Guard teams rescued at least eight migrants stranded in the waters of Florida’s Key Biscayne Bay on Monday October 27. The migrants, believed

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Family of murdered hostage Sotloff speaks of 'gentle soul'

The family of Steven Sotloff , the second American hostage to be killed by Islamic State (ISIL) militants, has paid tribute to the

The family of Steven Sotloff , the second American hostage to be killed by Islamic State (ISIL) militants, has paid tribute to the

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Several killed and injured in Miami shooting

At least two people have reportedly been killed and some five injured in an overnight shooting in Miami. Police are investigating the incident

At least two people have reportedly been killed and some five injured in an overnight shooting in Miami. Police are investigating the incident

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At least 2 killed, 4 wounded in Miami mass shooting

Two people have been killed and four more wounded in a mass shooting in Miami, a fire department spokesman has told local media. Five people were

Two people have been killed and four more wounded in a mass shooting in Miami, a fire department spokesman has told local media. Five people were

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Miami museum visitor charged with breaking $1 mln Ai WeiWei vase

Miami police have arrested a local artist who they say destroyed a $1 million vase by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei to protest that the city’s

Miami police have arrested a local artist who they say destroyed a $1 million vase by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei to protest that the city’s

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US: vigil for 18 year old graffiti artist killed by police stun gun

Hundreds of people gathered in Miami in Florida in support of an 18-year-old graffiti artist, killed by a police stun gun. Israel Hernandez-Llach

Hundreds of people gathered in Miami in Florida in support of an 18-year-old graffiti artist, killed by a police stun gun. Israel Hernandez-Llach

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Man kills his wife and posts the photo on Facebook

A Miami man who reportedly posted a photo of his wife’s body on Facebook after killing her turned himself in to authorities on Thursday and confessed

A Miami man who reportedly posted a photo of his wife’s body on Facebook after killing her turned himself in to authorities on Thursday and confessed

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LeBron's Miami Heat win NBA title after blunting Spurs

The Miami Heat have been crowned kings of the NBA after winning the seventh and last game of an epic final 95-88, downing the San Antonio

The Miami Heat have been crowned kings of the NBA after winning the seventh and last game of an epic final 95-88, downing the San Antonio

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Reed breaks through in Miami

Seven weight categories were in action on the second and final day of the Judo Grand Prix in Miami. Britain’s Tom Reed highlighted his World Judo

Seven weight categories were in action on the second and final day of the Judo Grand Prix in Miami. Britain’s Tom Reed highlighted his World Judo

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Grand Prix Judo floors Miami

The Russians dominated the men’s 66kg category at the Judo Grand Prix in Miami. Abdula Abdulzalilov took on Yakub Shamilov. Abdulzalilov claimed

The Russians dominated the men’s 66kg category at the Judo Grand Prix in Miami. Abdula Abdulzalilov took on Yakub Shamilov. Abdulzalilov claimed

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There is an owl in my car!

A woman driver accidentally hit an owl. At least she thought so. The woman believed that she had killed the owl.   It turned out that not only did

A woman driver accidentally hit an owl. At least she thought so. The woman believed that she had killed the owl.   It turned out that not only did

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Deported computer tycoon arrives in Miami

Computer software tycoon John McAfee has arrived in Miami after being deported by Guatemala. The 67-year-old had been hiding there after evading

Computer software tycoon John McAfee has arrived in Miami after being deported by Guatemala. The 67-year-old had been hiding there after evading

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Florida underwater music festival

About 300 divers submerged to listen to a local radio station’s music broadcast beneath the sea in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Divers

About 300 divers submerged to listen to a local radio station’s music broadcast beneath the sea in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Divers

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Cuba: Miami cargo ship sails into history books

The Ana Cecilia has become the first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years. The vessel arrived in Havana Bay on Friday, carrying

The Ana Cecilia has become the first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years. The vessel arrived in Havana Bay on Friday, carrying

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Freed Cuban prisoner Ariel Sigler arrives in Miami

Ariel Sigler, released on June 12 after seven years in prison on a Caribbean island, was greeted by a crowd of supporters when he arrived on a

Ariel Sigler, released on June 12 after seven years in prison on a Caribbean island, was greeted by a crowd of supporters when he arrived on a